All things to do in Kyoto

All things to do in Kyoto

Tours & things to do hand-picked by our insiders

Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple

4.5 star rating: Recommended 332 Reviews

Discover tranquil temples, Imperial palaces and ancient shrines on this 9-hour full-day Kyoto sightseeing tour. Explore top city attractions such as Nijo ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $113.48

Kyoto and Nara Day Trip from Kyoto including Nijo Castle

4.5 star rating: Recommended 193 Reviews

Explore the cultural treasures of Kyoto and Nara on this full-day tour from Kyoto. In the morning, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites Nijo Castle and ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $126.38

Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Create your own sightseeing itinerary on a private, customized tour of Kyoto. You’re accompanied via public transport to a few of the cultural capital’s 2,000 ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Full-day: 8 hrs (approx.)
OR
Half-day: 4 hrs (approx.)

From USD $167.65

Maiko Performance with Kaiseki Dinner in Kyoto

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Witness the beauty and elegance of the lovely ‘maiko’ (apprentice geishas, or ‘geiko’) at Gion Hatanaka during an exquisite 2-hour evening of culture, ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $163.35

Half Day Small-Group Kyoto Cultural Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 96 Reviews

Savor the beauty and charm of Kyoto on this cultural walking tour. An ancient yet elegant city, Kyoto showcases all that is refined and unique about Japanese ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $46.80

Gion by Night: Culture Performance with Dinner

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Take in the best of traditional Japanese performing arts all on one stage, followed by an authentic dining experience. Accompanied by an informative guide at ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $105.75

Kyoto Small-Group Bike Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 43 Reviews

Grab your bike and get set to explore Kyoto from the ground up. On this small-group bike tour, you’ll unearth the real Kyoto while cycling the narrow lanes and ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 to 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $63.68

Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto

4.5 star rating: Recommended 93 Reviews

Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of historic treasures, including some ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $63.62

Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 41 Reviews

Explore the Nishiki Food Market and learn how to make a home-cooked Japanese meal on this Kyoto culinary walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, learn about ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $98.42

Kyoto Morning Tour: Kyoto Imperial Palace, Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle

4 star rating: Recommended 102 Reviews

Soak up temple and palace sights on this half-day guided city tour, great for those who want to see Kyoto’s top attractions in a short time. Travel by coach in ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $55.02

Japanese Tea Ceremony with a Tea Master

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony and learn the sophisticated philosophy behind serving a bowl of tea. You’ll have three options for this experience: a 1-hour ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Varies

From USD $33.43

The Art of the Geisha: Private Dinner in Kyoto

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Spend an incredible evening dining in Kyoto at an exclusive private restaurant accompanied by a geisha. The highly skilled performer typically entertains ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $372.21

Arashiyama and Sagano Morning Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 38 Reviews

Stroll through dense bamboo groves to hidden mountain temples and discover centuries of Japanese heritage on this 4-hour Arashiyama and Sagano walking tour. ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $76.52

Private Scholar-led Kyoto Walking Tour: Japanese Gardens and Landscape

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

This 3-hour private walking tour of Kyoto’s beautiful Japanese gardens takes you to several Zen Buddhist temples with a local scholar. Admire Mirror Pond at ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.53

3-Day or 4-Day Self-Guided Hike on Nakasendo Trail with Lodging and Transport

Hike a section of the Nakasendo Trail on a 3- or 4-day self-guided tour from Tokyo or Kyoto that includes all rail transport. A series of forested trails and ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Varies

From USD $975.00
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